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Soft Touch DKW
Shelridge Yarns
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
265 yards (242 meters)
100 grams (3.53 ounces)
22.0 to 24.0 sts = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
100% Merino
plied, smooth
yes

This is the enduring favourite among Shelridge Yarns. Fine, superwash Merino wool is spun into a smooth, strong, soft, versatile yarn. We dye it by hand in more than 50 near-solid shades, the same palette we use for our fingering-weight yarn, Ultra.

DKW Knitting Yarn Specifications

  • 100 g Skeins – Approximately 250 yds per skein
  • 4-Ply Yarn
  • 100% Merino Wool
  • Superwash fibre - we recommend gentle machine wash in cold water; lay flat to dry
  • Stocking Stitch Gauge - 23-24 stitches = 10 cm/4 inches using 4mm/US6 needles

Recommended Uses

  • Ideal for cardigans, sweaters and vests, hats, mitts, scarves
  • Excellent stitch definition in detailed multi-colour and cable knitting projects

popular colorways

Apple Green

10 stashed

5 projects

Aubergine

10 stashed

5 projects

Azure

16 stashed

6 projects

Brown

12 stashed

2 projects

Caribbean Waters

9 stashed

7 projects

Clover Flower

12 stashed

8 projects

Cornflower

10 stashed

6 projects

Ecru

7 stashed

8 projects

Evergreen

18 stashed

8 projects

Heath

8 stashed

8 projects

Ice Blue

7 stashed

6 projects

Iris

18 stashed

16 projects

Marsh Marigold

5 stashed

9 projects

Moss

8 stashed

5 projects

Navy

15 stashed

11 projects

Plum

12 stashed

8 projects

Pumpkin

9 stashed

8 projects

Pussywillow

22 stashed

19 projects

Raspberry

25 stashed

21 projects

Robins Egg

13 stashed

8 projects

Rust

9 stashed

7 projects

Sage

7 stashed

6 projects

Storm

6 stashed

11 projects

Thistleflower

7 stashed

7 projects

Black

21 stashed

14 projects

Cardinal

6 stashed

12 projects

Forest

7 stashed

10 projects

Lilac

11 stashed

6 projects

Mint

8 stashed

8 projects

Natural White

15 stashed

8 projects

Peacock

22 stashed

12 projects

Spring Green

11 stashed

9 projects